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Vasilii Petrovich Nikitin Papers, 1859-1960

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Call No.: BAR Ms Coll/Nikitin
Bib ID 4077866 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Nikitin, Vasiliĭ Petrovich, 1885-1960 ; Marin, Louis, 1931- ; Osorgin, Mikhail Andreevich, 1878-1942 ; Remizov, Alekseĭ, 1877-1957 ; Unbegaun, Boris Ottokar, 1898-1973 ; Vernadsky, George, 1887-1973 ; Marr, N. I︠A︡. (Nikolaĭ I︠A︡kovlevich), 1864-1934 ; Berdi︠a︡ev, Nikolaĭ, 1874-1948 ; Savit︠s︡kiĭ, P. N. (Petr Nikolaevich), 1895-1968 ; Suvchinskiĭ, Petr Petrovich, 1892-1985
Title Vasilii Petrovich Nikitin Papers, 1859-1960
Physical Description 5000 items (20 boxes)
Language(s) Russian .
Access

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Arrangement

Description

Scope and Content

The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, documents, photographs, subject files, and printed materials. Among the correspondents are Louis Marin, Mikhail Osorgin, Alekseĭ Remizov, Boris Ubegaun, George Vernadsky, and the "Eurasianists" Petr Savitskiĭ and Petr Suvchinskiĭ; there is one letter from Nikolaĭ Marr. There is the manuscript of Nikitin's memoirs, "Arabeski: pochemu i︠a︡ stal vostochnikom?" There are extensive notes of lectures by Nikolaĭ Berdi︠a︡ev in 1925. Numerous photographs date from Nikitin's service in Iran. Subject files concern the Eurasian movement (evraziĭstvo), and the Committee "For Return to the Homeland" ("Za Vozvrashchenie na Rodinu"). Printed materials largely consist of Nikitin's own writings.

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Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1954.

Papers Accessioned 1956.

Papers Accessioned 1960.

Papers Processed 04/--/80.

Papers Accessioned 1961.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Berdi︠a︡ev, Nikolaĭ, 1874-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- France -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration -- Soviet Union -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Nikitin served in the Imperial diplomatic service in Iran, and lived in France after the Revolution. He was an Iranian scholar and author of numerous articles.

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Series I: Cataloged Material



Box 1 Correspondence


Box 1 Aldanov, Mark Aleksandrovich (pseudonym of M.A.Landau)


Box 1 Allen, William Edward David-


Box 1 Backus, Oswald P.


Box 1 Bennigsen, Alexandre


Box 1 Cain, Julien


Box 1 Czapski, Jozef


Box 1 Evreinov, Nikolai Nikolaevich


Box 1 Fondaminskii, II'ia Isidorovich (pseudonym-I. Bunakov)


Box 1 Gapanovich, Ivan Ivanovich


Box 1 Ivanov


Box 1 Jacob, Max


Box 1 Kodrianskaia, Nataliia Vladimirovna


Box 1 Kovalevskii, Petr Evgrafovich


Box 1 Lattimore, Owen


Box 1 Maklakov, Vasilii Alekseevich


Box 1 Malevskii-Malevich, Petr Nikolaevich


Box 1 Marin, Louis


Box 1 Markov, Vladimir


Box 1 Marr, Nikolai Iakovlevich


Box 1 Maslovskii, Evgenii Vasil'evich


Box 1 Miliukov, Pavel Nikolaevich


Box 1 Mogilevskii, Vladimir Andreevich


Box 1 Nolfde, Boris Emmanuilovich


Box 1 Osorgin, Mikhail Andreevich (pseudonym of M.A.Il'in)


Box 1 Pascal, Paul


Box 1 Reznikova, Nataliia Viktorovna


Box 1 Rzhevskii, Leonid Dmitrievich


Box 1 Sablin, Evgenii Vasil'evich


Box 1 Savitskii, Petr Nikolaevich


Box 1 Siegfried, Andre


Box 1 Stupnitskii, Arsenii Fedorovich


Box 1 Suvchinskii, Petr Petrovich


Box 1 Taube, Mikhail Aleksandrovich


Box 1 Ul'ianov, Nikolai Ivanovich


Box 1 Unbegaun, Boris


Box 1 Varshavskii, Vladimir Sergeevich


Box 1 Verdansky, Georg


Box 1 Vishniak, Mark Veniaminovich


Box 1 Zurov, Leonid Fedorovich


Manuscripts


Box 1 Karsavin, Lev Platonovich-"Proekt istinnoi deklaratsii evraziitsev"


Box 1 Nikitin, Vasilii Petrovich-"Neskol'ko lektsii Berdiaeva"


Box 1 Taube, Mikhail Aleksandrovich-"V.P.Nikitinu" (poem)


Box 1 Tkhorzhevskii, Ivan Ivanovich-[Translations from Omar Khayyam]


Photographs


Box 1 Girs, Mikhail Nikolaevich


Box 1 Nicholas II, Tsar' of Russia

Series II: Materials Relating to A.M. Remizov



Box 2 Correspondence


Box 2 Ticket


Box 2 Sketches


Box 2 Photographs and Prints


Box 2 Manuscripts


Box 2 Notes on conversations between Remizov and Nikitin


Box 2 Clippings


Box 2 Publication

Series III: Arranged Correspondence



Box 3 Academie Diplomatique Internationale


Box 3 Avakiants, Ovanes Khagaturovich


Box 3 Banque Frangaise du Commerce Exterieur


Box 3 Bek, Iskham


Box 3 Berntsen, Oluf


Box 3 Berthoud, Fernande


Box 3 Boinrskii, Mikhail M.


Box 3 Borshchevskii, lurii E.


Box 3 Brion, Marcel


Box 3 Caujole, Dr. Paul


Box 3 Centre d'Etudes de l'U.R.S.S


Box 3 Cordonnier, Joseph and Therese (with related sheet music)


Box 3 De Vaux Phalipau, Mme.


Box 3 Dmitriev, Vladimir N.


Box 3 Eissay Khan


Box 3 Hertz, Henri


Box 3 Iranscha.hr, H.K.


Box 3 Jaequemin, Paul (with related photograph)


Box 3 Kirsanov, Nikolai M.



Box 4 Listov, A.


Box 4 Malyshev, V.I. and Pushkinskii Dom


Box 4 Nikitin, Vasilii Petrovich (drafts of letters)


Box 4 Pascal, Pierre


Box 4 Petitions (khodataistva) by Nikitin


Box 4 Piggot, Georgii Al'bertovich


Box 4 Pinon, Rene


Box 4 Ramseyer (?), Lt.


Box 4 Ratner, E.A.


Box 4 Retirement


Box 4 Robin family


Box 4 Seventh Congress of Anthropology »


Box 4 Shedd, William A.


Box 4 Societe d'Etudes et d'Informations Economiques


Box 4 Spalding, H.N.


Box 4 Vigouroux, L.


Box 4 Vil'chevskii, Oleg L. (Soviet orientalist)


Box 4 Zabezhinskii, G.B.



Box 5 A-Z


Box 5 Invitations and Tickets


Box 5 Unidentified


Correspondence to Mrs. L, Nikitin


Box 5 Cavallier, Y.


Box 5 Nikitin, Vasilii P. (includes telegrams)


Box 5 Richards, Elizabeth Coan


Box 5 A-Z


Box 5 Unidentified



Box 6 Visiting Cards, A-Z (with handwritten messages)


Box 6 Miscellaneous Visiting Cards


Box 6 Empty Envelopes


Nikitin Family Materials


Box 6 Aleksandr & Kirill Nikitin: Letters to V,P, Nikitin


Box 6 Elena Efenbakh & Lidiia Vel'sovskaia: Letters to V.P. Nikitin


Box 6 Papers of Petr A. Nikitin


Box 6 Dokumenty o proiskhozhdenii P.A. Nikitina

Series IV: Manuscripts and Notes



Box 7 "Arabeski: pochemu ia stal vostochnikom?"


Box 7 "Les dalles funeraires russes du l8e siecle a Ispahan"


Box 7 "La legende des chevaux"


Box 7 "Ocherki kul'turno-istorirhesko^n razvitiia Persii"


Box 7 "Phedre a la persane"


Box 7 Reports of Banque Nationale Frangaise du Commerce Exterieur, 1950s



Box 8 Review of A.S. Tsveritinova, "La revolte de Kara Yazydji-Deli


Box 8 Hasan en Turquie"


Box 8 "Le soufisme devoile: l'oeuvre du Cheikh Keivan"


Box 8 "L'URSS en orient musulman"


Box 8 Minor Manuscripts


Box 8 Manuscript by P.-Baskevich; "Pamiati Admirala Makarova..."


Notes


Box 8 Encyclopedia of Islam


Box 8 "Khozhdenie za tri moria"


Box 8 Materials for autobiography



Box 9 Miscellaneous Notes


Box 9 Outer Mongolia


Box 9 Review of A. Zajaczkowski, "Gazele wybrane Hafiza"



Box 10 "Savat-Us-Safa"


Box 10 "Les themes sociaux dans la literature persane contemporaine"


Box 10 "Vypiski iz prochtennogo"

Series V: Photographs



Box 12 Miscellaneous


Box 12 Series A-3, chiefly of Iran before 19l4

Series VI: Subject Files


Box 12 Amicale D'Entr'Aide Sociale de la Banque Frangais du Commerce Exterieur


Box 12 Evraziistvo


Box 12 Ministerstvo Inostrannykh Del



Box 13 Obshchestvo Sluzhashchikh MID (OSMID-in emigration)


Box 13 Prikhodskii Sovet Tserkvi Znameniia Bozh'ei Materi, Paris


Box 13 Russkoe Obshchestvo Izucheniia Vostoka


Box 13 Service in Iran


Box 13 Societe d'Ethnographie de Paris



Box 14 Vaction



Box 15 Komitet "Za Vozvrashchenioe Na Rodinu"

Series VII: Notebooks, Diaries, and Printed Material



Box 16 Notebooks and Diaries, 1905-1912 and 1924-1957, 1905-1912, 1924-1957



Box 17 Printed Material



Box 18 Printed Material



Box 19 Printed Material



Box 20 Printed Material